Webinars

Recordings

Webinar recordings are a great alternative for busy directors who cannot attend the live webinar at the scheduled time. Those who register for the recording will receive a link, via an email, to stream the recording approximately 48 hours after the live session. The recording option is available on upcoming and past webinars and can attract a discount for multiple purchases in one transaction (*see FAQs).

This recording option is available on most upcoming webinars (note there are some exceptions) and is priced at the same rate as a live registration.


Available Webinar Recordings


Thu, 7 November 2019, 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM (AEDT)

The Essential Director Update 2019

An essential event for any director practicing in today's dynamic business environment. Your annual update which informs you of the ever-changing governance, regulatory and legislative environments that affect your director duties and responsibilities.
Tue, 29 October 2019, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (AEDT)

SME series Part 2- Strategy Development and Implementation for Directors of SMEs

This two-part webinar series covers practical SME level risk and strategy. Part Two discusses strategy: developing, implementing and monitoring the implementation. Understand ways to turn your vision into a practical strategy - an area which directors of this sector struggle with. 10% discount when you purchase the series
Wed, 23 October 2019, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM (AEDT)

Great Expectations - The board's role in hiring the CEO

CEO recruitment is one of the most impactful, yet complex, decisions a board must make. The CEO enables the board's strategic vision and creates and maintain the culture of the organisation. An effective CEO and CEO/board relationship is therefore critical. This starts with CEO recruitment and on-boarding. This webinar will step through essential components of a search process.
CEO performance management Series

CEO performance management Series

CEO recruitment is one of the most impactful, yet complex, decisions a board must make. The CEO enables the board's strategic vision and creates and maintain the culture of the organisation.
Mon, 21 October 2019, 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM (AEDT)

Directors' Regulatory Update - October 2019

It is more important than ever that directors stay abreast of developments and evolving expectations. This 45-minute webinar will discuss the changing landscape and how regulators are progressing new enforcement and supervisory approaches.
Tue, 15 October 2019, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (AEDT)

Financial risk oversight

Led by finance and treasury professionals, this session introduces you to financial risk governance, and how it relates to your organisation's financial risk appetite and corporate strategy.
Tue, 17 September 2019, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (AEST)

SME Series Part 1 - Risk Oversight for Directors of Small to Medium Enterprises

First of a two-part webinar series looking at practical, SME-level risk and strategy. Examining key risks; options to manage, mitigate and report on them. Part two discusses strategy - developing, implementing and monitoring the implementation. 10% discount when you purchase the series
SME Series

SME Series (10% discount applied)

This two-part webinar series covers practical SME level risk and strategy. First of a two-part webinar series looking at practical, SME-level risk and strategy. Part Two discusses strategy: developing, implementing and monitoring the implementation.
Thu, 12 September 2019, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (AEST)

NFP Governance Study Results Update 2019

Save the date - This webinar will examine critical issues facing Australia's not-for-profit (NFP) sector uncovered by this year's NFP survey. Complimentary for members.
Tue, 10 September 2019, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (AEST)

Financial Essentials for Not-for-Profit Directors - Part 2

The ability to effectively analyse financial statements is an essential requirement of all not-for-profit directors. However, it is an area where many directors feel the least comfortable.
Series - Financial Essentials for Not-for-Profit Directors - Part 1 and 2

Financial Essentials for NFPs Series (10% discount applied)

This 2 part series will cover the ability to effectively analyse financial statements is an essential requirement of all not-for-profit directors. However, it is an area where many directors feel the least comfortable.
Thu, 5 September 2019, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (AEST)

Financial Essentials for Not-for-Profit Directors - Part 1

The ability to effectively analyse financial statements is an essential requirement of all not-for-profit directors. However, it is an area where many directors feel the least comfortable.
Wed, 4 September 2019, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (AEST)

Directing your business to achieve its strategic purpose

All businesses exist to achieve a purpose (sometimes called their mission and vision) so directors must know how to set, monitor and change strategies to achieve their own business's specific purpose, especially in times of-often unpredictable-volatility
Thu, 29 August 2019, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM (AEST)

Dysfunction in the Boardroom - Is conflict impacting your performance?

Constructive conflict enriches discussions and informs better decision-making. Unconstructive conflict between board members, and between board and executive, can damage relationships, compromise ethics and impact efficiency and culture. This webinar shows you how to effectively deal with conflict at board level to improve performance and culture.
Tue, 20 August 2019, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (AEST)

Care, Diligence and Good Faith - Examining directors' duties in today's current climate

Royal Commissions and new legislation have changed the landscape for board members in 2019 alone. Whether you want to refresh your knowledge or are contemplating a board career, join us for an introduction to contemporary directors' duties.
Fri, 9 August 2019, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (AEST)

Minutes in the spotlight

In the wake of the Financial Services Royal Commission, governance professionals are reviewing their minute taking practices to ensure they remain fit for purpose and meet the relevant legal obligations. Do you understand what is required of your board?
Tue, 6 August 2019, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (AEST)

Informing the board - the power of effective board reports

What do board members look for in board papers? This webinar uncovers board and management reporting best practice such as a tips on effective board papers, and avoiding common mistakes.
Wed, 31 July 2019, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (AEST)

Lean Thinking and Design Thinking - Lead change from the top

Lead change from the top to ensure the company is designing new products and new services customers actually want. Understand how you can de-risk new product and new service development and be confident from onset.
Wed, 17 July 2019, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (AEST)

Privacy governance - Moving from compliance to performance

Privacy is an increasingly pertinent issue in the digital age, where customer expectations now demand more than mere compliance with the law. Part two of the series reveals deeper insights into how boards can provide strong privacy governance beyond compliance.
Wed, 10 July 2019, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (AEST)

Evaluating Board Finances Part 2: Financial Ratios - key tools in assessing trends and identifying warning signs

This webinar follows on from Part 1 and will illustrate how financial ratios can be used to assist directors in being able to analyse the financial information, determine trends and identify warning signs for decision making.
Tue, 9 July 2019, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (AEST)

Evaluating Board Finances Part 1: Financial statements - interpret, analyse and deduce

Using an Australian listed company case study, this webinar will bring to life a company's financial situation by interpreting and analysing the three financial statements. We will use a unique step-by-step methodology which will assist directors with little or no financial background to easily interpret the financial statements and draw conclusions.
Evaluating Board Finances two-part series (10% discount applied)

Evaluating Board Finances two-part series (10% discount applied)

This two-part series will bring to life a company's financial situation by interpreting and analysing the three financial statements. It will illustrate how a financial dashboard can be developed to assist directors to 'visually interpret' financial ratios and use financial statement analysis tools to determine trends for decision making.
Tue, 25 June 2019, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (AEST)

Privacy essentials - what directors need to know

Privacy is now front and centre in the minds of individuals, regulators and law-makers. Getting it right is a bigger challenge than ever. Join us as we discuss what is essential for good privacy governance and how it can be operationalised in your organisation.
Privacy governance Series (10% discount applied)

Privacy governance Series (10% discount applied)

Privacy is an increasingly pertinent issue in the digital age, where customer expectations. Part one covers essentials and part two Privacy for performance. Select the series to gain a 10% discount.
Mon, 24 June 2019, 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM (AEST)

Turning the negative into a positive - The changes to Whistleblower Protections

Is your organisation ready for the new whistleblower laws being introduced in July 2019? This session will provide an overview of the legal requirements of the new whistleblower regime and what a board should do to ensure best practice.
Tue, 18 June 2019, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (AEST)

Governing a family business effectively

A family business is like a building - it needs good foundations, a designated structure to keep it strong. This webinar will assist you in ensuring your foundations are strong enough to deal with challenges and future success. Covering practical governance tips, case studies and checklists.
Wed, 12 June 2019, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (AEST)

Directors' Regulatory Update 2019

Key reforms and developments include the release of the 4th edition of the ASX Corporate Governance principles, introduction of modern slavery legislation and much-anticipated whistleblower reforms. Amidst this changing regulatory landscape, it is critical that directors understand their evolving responsibilities under the law. Member complimentary.
Tue, 28 May 2019, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (AEST)

Effective Safety Governance - A framework for Workplace Safety and Chain of Responsibility obligations

Is compliance your key motivator when it comes to employee safety? Understand how to positively improve safety governance while ensuring compliance with new heavy vehicle transport laws and workplace health and safety requirements are met.
Thu, 23 May 2019, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (AEST)

Directors' Duties: Annual Financial Reporting Considerations for Directors

The end of the financial year brings with it significant responsibilities for directors, these include understanding the areas of focus by regulators and what questions you might receive from auditors.
Wed, 22 May 2019, 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM (AEST)

2019 Federal Election - The final results**

Election 2019 outcomes - the final results and their impact on the economy discussed
Tue, 14 May 2019, 12:00 PM to 12:45 PM (AEST)

Board Minutes - what to include, what to exclude?

The Royal Commission into Financial services has highlighted certain ambiguities when recording board minutes. Join us to understand the legal requirements of minutes and the level of detail that minutes should ideally contain.
Wed, 8 May 2019, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (AEST)

Assessing Digital Efficiency for SMEs - Asking the smart questions

Do you know which key questions you need answered so you can shape conversations and manage risks when changing, disrupting or transforming your business? Join us to explore the business strategies, models and responsibilities for an optimal outcome
Tue, 7 May 2019, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (AEST)

Understanding Audit Committees in the Public Sector

Are you aware of the compliance requirements as well as additional legislative and government directed requirements for public sector audit committees? Do you understand its nuances and how they differ from the private sector? A must for new or aspiring directors, or as a refresher for existing members of this sector.
Tue, 30 April 2019, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM (AEST)

Building Cyber Resilience: Unlocking opportunities and managing risks in data technology

How can you create a stronger and more secure organisation while managing emerging and evolving risks from our data-driven world? Member complimentary
Wed, 27 March 2019, 12:00 PM to 12:45 PM (AEDT)

Achieving good governance using the revised NFP Governance Principles

At a time when good governance has never been more important, the revised NFP Governance Principles and Guidance publication provides more detailed governance insights and also more guidance. Join us to understand its application in your organisation. Member complimentary
Mon, 25 March 2019, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (AEDT)

Planning from the outside in - developing a successful strategy

The urgency of good planning and strategy is being accentuated by the 'Asian Century', where our greatest competition will be from our neighbours. We need to change our mindset from that of the Industrial Age when businesses planned from the inside out, to a more effective strategy from the outside in.
Thu, 21 March 2019, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (AEDT)

Leveraging reputation beyond risk mitigation

What are the three fundamental components of overseeing corporate reputation? The Brand Institute's Karl Treacher and PwC's Russel Howcroft (Gruen) will provide critical insight into leveraging reputation beyond risk mitigation.
Tue, 12 March 2019, 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM (AEDT)

The Company Secretary - Helping directors deliver post-Royal Commission

The compliance aspect of the company secretary role is well understood, but the role can also play a huge part in influencing positive organisational change. Understand how directors can work better with the Company Secretary and view their organisation through a different lens.
Thu, 28 February 2019, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (AEDT)

How start-ups can help your organisation embrace innovation

With over 700 fintech start-ups changing the landscape of corporate Australia, is your organisation ready to take on future challenges and industry disruption? Member complimentary
Wed, 20 February 2019, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (AEDT)

What is good financial governance for SMEs?

Your board meeting papers include several pages of financial information for review, but are you getting the information you need? This session will help you to make sense of the financials using your knowledge of your SME business.
Wed, 13 February 2019, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (AEDT)

Areas of focus for super trustee governance

Are trustees on top of their governance requirements, frameworks and processes? Join this webinar to ensure you are abreast of the latest regulatory focus areas.
Thu, 7 February 2019, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM (AEDT)

Getting your board Asia capable

This is the Asian Century - Asia now accounts for over 41 per cent of world GDP, bigger than the whole of the EU and North America. Australian directors are challenged by a rapidly urbanising, modernising, innovating and fast changing Asia right at our doorsteps. Is your Board Asia ready?
Wed, 6 February 2019, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM (AEDT)

Financial Services Royal Commission final report - Governance insights**

The Royal Commission has put governance and accountability firmly in the public spotlight. In this session, we explore the key governance themes in Commissioner Hayne's final report, including any proposals for reform and implications for directors.
Wed, 31 October 2018, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM (AEDT)

School Board Update - Governing to protect children

Designed specifically for school board directors and those who report to school boards, this session explores good governance for protecting children. This session draws on the findings and recommendations from the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse as well as challenges such as social media and bullying
Tue, 9 October 2018, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (AEDT)

Governance for boards in the aged care sector

This session explores good governance for protecting vulnerable people in the aged care sector. This webinar considers duty of care as well as the different forms of elder abuse and steps a board should take to deliver on community expectations for protecting older people.
Tue, 2 October 2018, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (AEST)

Board Committees: Part 3 - Performance for excellence

This webinar series will explore board committees in detail. Starting from the foundations of when and why to set up, to focusing on a few common committees, and lastly evaluating ways to achieve a high performing committee.
Tue, 21 August 2018, 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM (AEST)

Board Committees: Part 2 - In-depth look at different types of committees

This webinar will explore board committees in detail. Focusing on new committees to meet a business's future needs as well as a few common committees. Looking at their role, regulations and purpose, objectives and charter
Tue, 7 August 2018, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (AEST)

The Role of the Not-for-profit Director

This introductory session outlines the duties and responsibilities of directors with specific focus on the not-for-profit sector.
Tue, 24 July 2018, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (AEST)

Board Committees: Part 1 - Building the right foundations

This webinar is an introduction to board committees and covers the basics of forming a board committee. The why's and when and what is required that by law.
Board Committees Series (15% series discount applied)

Board Committees Series (15% series discount applied)

This webinar series will explore board committees in detail. Starting from the foundations of when and why to set up, to focusing on a few common committees, and lastly evaluating ways to achieve a high performing committee.
Wed, 20 June 2018, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM (AEST)

Developing Your Director Career Series Part 5 - Boardroom opportunity and ongoing qualitative due diligence

Both before and after you join a board it is important to keep a close eye on your continuing 'fit' and appropriateness for the board. Understand what qualitative factors you should consider when assessing your decision to join a board and your ongoing fit in the business.
Wed, 23 May 2018, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM (AEST)

Developing Your Director Career Series Part 4 - Boardroom opportunity quantitative due diligence

Should you undertake due diligence board enquiries before you are interviewed, or wait until you are offered a position? This session will discuss when to start your investigations, and what you should consider when doing so.
Wed, 9 May 2018, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM (AEST)

Risk oversight for school boards - Part 3

Designed specifically for school board directors and those who report to school boards, this session explores the board's role in setting risk appetite, addressing strategic risk and overseeing a school's risk structure and framework.
Wed, 18 April 2018, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM (AEST)

Developing Your Director Career Series Part 3 - Crafting your board-ready brand

Developing a board-ready CV -like your 'elevator pitch' - is critical preparation for your director career. Your CV must answer the most crucial question that a board will ask, 'Why should we appoint you to our board?' This session will cover key elements of developing a good board-ready CV and getting noticed.
Tue, 10 April 2018, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (AEST)

Tone from the Top - Using positive language to manage difficult conversations

Words have an impact on brain power and, in turn, on behaviour. This webinar will help you choose the right words and improve your ability to influence in difficult boardroom situations.
Wed, 28 March 2018, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM (AEDT)

Strategy for school boards - Part 2

Designed specifically for school board directors and those who report to school boards, this session explores the board's role in setting and monitoring school strategy and strategic decision making.
Thu, 22 March 2018, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (AEDT)

Tone from the Top - The impact of positive conversation on director decision making

How do directors set the tone from the top? Every statement a director makes, both verbal and written, has an intent and an impact. Learn how to make that impact a positive one.
Wed, 14 March 2018, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM (AEDT)

Developing Your Director Career Series Part 2 - Matching your value proposition to boards

An important mindset for approaching a boardroom career is understanding why a board might want you. Until you can articulate for yourself what you can add, no-one else will be able to understand it. This session will help give you the tools to translate your skills into a value proposition.
Wed, 21 February 2018, 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM (AEDT)

Developing Your Director Career Series Part 1 - The art and science of board recruitment

Demand for directors is growing. However tightening regulatory demands and community expectations mean it can take several years to snare the first board seat. This session will examine the drivers of board recruitment from the point of view of boards, and arm you with an practical action plan to champion the board recruitment process.
Developing Your Director Career Series (20% series discount applied)

Developing Your Director Career Series (20% series discount applied)

This series will help you 'get fit' for the task of finding board roles, through understanding the landscape, your boardroom value proposition and the questions to ask before joining a new board.
Thu, 15 February 2018, 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM (AEDT)

The role of the school board director - Part 1

Designed specifically for school board directors, and those who report to school boards, this session explores the duties and responsibilities of the school board director and the characteristics of an effective school board.
Tue, 6 February 2018, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM (AEDT)

Turnaround Fundamentals: Preparing to be an effective director during the tough times

A board is only as effective as its ability to steer the ship through stormy conditions. Is your board equipped with the right knowledge and skills to keep the company afloat and allow it to prosper into the long term, in the event of financially challenging times?
Fri, 18 March 2016, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (AEDT)

Innovation and diversity - creating breakthrough ideas and smarter decisions

To coincide with the launch of her book 'Which two heads are better than one?' We invite you to join Juliet Bourke as she discusses her research findings.